Akbar Owaisi Meets AKTC CEO Ratish Nanda, Lauds Conservation Efforts at Qutub Shahi Tombs

Akbar Owaisi Meets AKTC CEO Ratish Nanda, Lauds Conservation Efforts at Qutub Shahi Tombs

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Hyderabad: AIMIM Floor Leader Akbaruddin Owaisi on Thursday met Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) CEO Ratish Nanda at its party headquarters in Darussalam here and lauded the conservation efforts at historic Qutub Shahi tombs.

AKTC has been carrying out the conservation works for the last 8 years and nearly 75 percent of conservation works of the Tombs was completed and remaining works will be completed by 2025 , Mr Nanda said during the meeting with Mr Owaisi.

In the recently held Assembly session, the AIMIM floor leader lauded the AKTC work to improve the condition of the Qutub Shahi tombs and appreciated their efforts which has given new strength to the 600-year old heritage structure.

In a release here, he also requested Mr Ratish Nanda to take up the restoration works of Paigah Tombs Complex at Pisalbanda in Kanchanbagh as it was among the major wonders of Hyderabad city and was known for their architectural excellence as shown in their laid mosaic tiles and craftsmanship work.

But now the look of Paigah Tombs deserted and totally uncared and neglected by the state government, Mr Owaisi said.

AKTC has agreed to take up restoration works at Paigah tombs and the AIMIM leader along with the representatives of Aga Khan trust will visit the Paigah tombs in November.

Syed Ahmed Pasha Quadri, MLA Yakutpura, Kausar Mohiuddin, MLA Karwan and representatives from Aga Khan Trust for Culture were present in the meeting.